Minister faces court threat over Khayelitsha policing

2015-08-12 16:25

Civil society organisations are prepared to go to court to compel Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to revise the allocation of police resources to areas such as Khayelitsha.

Increase manpower by cutting salaries of top cops - CPF chair

2015-07-23 18:02

Police shortages across the country can be addressed by “simply cutting top cops’ salaries”, former Western Cape Community Policing Board chairperson Hanif Loonat has said.

Activist guilty of ‘necklacing’ murder

2014-10-02 09:32

The Western Cape High Court has found Social Justice Coalition activist Angy Peter and her co-accused guilty of the “necklacing” murder of a man.

We were sick of poor sanitation - SJC

2014-07-25 05:00

Social Justice Coalition members refused to leave the Cape Town civic centre last year because they wanted to make a statement about poor sanitation, the city's magistrate's court has heard.

1 in 4 Khayelitsha toilets don't work - SJC

2014-07-19 22:33

Over a quarter of toilets inspected in four Khayelitsha informal settlements are not in working order, the Social Justice Coalition says.

Lwandle evictions: what went wrong?

2014-06-13 12:41

As the government opens an investigation into the blame game over the evicted Lwandle families, News24 tries to makes sense of the human tragedy.

Khayelitsha residents 'don't trust police'

2014-05-29 12:19

The spate of vigilante violence in Khayelitsha is proof that residents do not trust the police, the Legal Resources Centre has told the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry.

Western Cape has fewest cops in country

2014-03-25 16:32

The Western Cape has the lowest staff complement of police in the country, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Khayelitsha residents' concerns justified - SJC

2014-01-23 16:33

Social Justice Coalition Advocate Ncumisa Mayosi says grave concerns over the failure of Khayelitsha police to do their work are justified.

Subpoena powers needed, court hears

2013-08-06 19:38

A commission of inquiry into policing in Khayelitsha without the power to subpoena police would be toothless, the Constitutional Court has heard.


DA calls on Lili to withdraw 'criminals must be killed' comments

2015-07-29 20:59

The DA says that comments made by ANC provincial executive member Andile Lili that criminals should be "killed immediately and brutally" incites mob justice and must be withdrawn.

Liquor the enemy in Khayelitsha - SJC

2015-07-09 14:01

The Social Justice Coalition believes liquor is the enemy in Khayelitsha because it facilitates criminal activities. They are calling for the liquor licence of Osi's Place to be permanently revoked.

SA more violent - FF Plus

2014-09-19 16:02

The latest crime statistics show South Africa has become a more violent country, the Freedom Front Plus says.

Lawyer: Activists should be discharged

2014-07-24 19:16

Eleven of those who attended a peaceful gathering over sanitation last year should be discharged, their lawyer has told the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

De Lille unhappy over SAHRC toilet report

2014-07-17 18:58

An SA Human Rights Commission report into sanitation in Cape Town's informal settlements has numerous shortcomings, the city's Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Call for police task team on vigilante killings

2014-05-29 14:09

Police must urgently set up a special task team to deal with vigilante violence and prevent such incidents, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Army-like policing doesn't work - expert

2014-05-17 07:16

For policing in informal settlements to work, officers must move away from paramilitary-like patrols, the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry has heard.

Emotions run high at Khayelitsha Commission

2014-01-27 18:20

A witness has broken down after recalling his story at the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry in Cape Town.

Khayelitsha Commission visits 'field of death'

2014-01-22 17:54

The "field of death" is one of Cape Town's crime hotspots the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has been shown during in loco inspections.

More backing for EE's norms campaign

2013-06-21 14:34

The Treatment Action Campaign and Social Justice Coalition have supported Equal Education's campaign for minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure.

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